English translation of the Nobel-winning The Long Journey (Danish: Den Lange Rejse ), a series of six novels by Danish author Johannes V. Jensen, written between 1908 and 1922. The books deal with the authors theories on evolution, back-dropped against a description of humanity from pre-Ice Age up to the voyage of Christopher Columbus. The work is fictional, weaving in Jensen's stylistic mythic prose with his personal views on Darwinian evolutionary theory. It was originally published in 6... Topics: nobel prize, danish literature
What better way is there to celebrate the Big Bang than with a Nobel Prize. On this week's program, Prof. Alex Filipenko commented on the 2006 prize in physics. Prof. Caroline Kane also joined us to discuss this year's chemistry prize. Finally, Nobel Laureate Prof. Peter Doherty talked about what it takes to get one. Topics: science, Nobel prize, chemistry, physics Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
byNobelstiftelsen; Royal College of Surgeons of England
This material has been provided by The Royal College of Surgeons of England. The original may be consulted at The Royal College of Surgeons of England Topics: Nobel Prize, Charities, organization & administration
LibriVox recording of Growth of the Soil, by Knut Hamsun. Read by Greg W.. Growth of the Soil (Markens Grøde) is the novel by Norwegian writer Knut Hamsun which won him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. The essential elements of this novel are expressed in the words of the English translator W.W. Worster in his footnote in December 1920: 'It is the life story of a man in the wilds, the genesis and gradual development of a homestead, the unit of humanity, in the unfilled, uncleared tracts... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, Audiobook, Norwegian, Nobel Prize, Fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Story of Gösta Berling, by Selma Lagerlöf, translated by Pauline Bancroft Flach. Read by Lars Rolander The Story of Gösta Berling" was published in Sweden in 1894 and immediately brought its author into prominence. The tales are founded on actual occurrences and depict the life in the province of Värmland at the beginning of the 19th Century century. Värmland is a lonely tract in the southern part of Sweden, and has retained many of its old customs, while... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: audiobooks, Librivox, Romance, Sweden, nobel prize Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Gitanjali, by Rabindranath Tagore. Gitanjali is a collection of 103 poems in English , largely translations by the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. This volume became very famous in the West, and was widely translated into other languages. In England a slender volume was published in 1913, with an exhilarating preface by W. B. Yeats. In the same year , Rabindranath became the first non-European to win the Nobel prize. (summary by Hilara) "On many an idle day have I... Topics: Librivox, Audiobooks, Poetry, Nobel Prize, Indian, Bengali Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan will be featured on the Heart and Soul Radio Program Wednesday from 6-9 PM PST on Blue Mountain Radio - KQBM 90.7 and 103.7 FM or strea m along from www.kqbm.org. Music, interviews, movie clips old songs, new songs - it will be all about Bob. I'll be playing some of the long ones, showing off his literary chops - Hard Rain anyone? Post your suggestions, maybe a Bob story or why you think he does or doesn't deserve this honor. He's no stranger to controversy, this... Topics: Bob Dylan, Nobel Prize for Literature
30-minute radio program for October 6, 2015. Second of two parts. Playwright Harold Pinter's Nobel Prize acceptance speech of 2005 (newly edited by KD) is a stunning indictment of U.S. wars and skulduggery since 1945. Pinter contrasts art with public life. In life, the truth can be known. But citizens don't know the truth--Pinter charges--because the government is lying and deceiving nonstop to cover up its plunder abroad and its vicious wars of aggression. The heart of the speech is Pinter's... Topics: Harold Pinter, Nobel Prize, war, United States, Iraq, truth
Nobelist UCLA Professor Louis Ignarro talks about his Nobel Prize, his background, and his research (especially on nitric oxide and its effects on the human body) at a dinner meeting of the UCLA Emeriti Assn., Nov. 12, 2014. Topics: UCLA, UCLA Emeriti Association, Louis Ignarro, Nobel Prize, nitric oxide
Eric Richard Kandel ; born November 7, 1929) is an American neuropsychiatrist . He was a recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on the physiological basis of memory storage in neurons . He shared the prize with Arvid Carlsson and Paul Greengard . Kandel, who had studied psychoanalysis , wanted to understand how memory works. His mentor, Harry Grundfest , said, “If you want to understand the brain you’re going to have to take a reductionist approach, one... Topics: Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Neurobiology
The Right Livelihood Award, known as "the Alternative Nobel Prize," was set up in 1980 "to honor and support those working on practical solutions to the most urgent challenges facing us today." Von Uexkull describes the Award and many of its recipients, including workers for human rights and justice, for environmental protection and spiritual regeneration. The Award is one of a number of initiatives launched by von Uexkull, who believes that the only solution to today's... Topics: humanity, ecology, peace, social justice, alternative nobel prize, Schumacher
14th edition of the devil's radios show. On this edition the peace nobel prize,futurism, rain, protest against televisa and the incredible diablo's musical selection. Topics: medios, media, televisa, nobel prize, premio nobel, México, Mexico, radio
Roland Martin talks to Ambassador Andrew Young about the controversy surrounding the film ‘Selma’ and its portrayal of President Lyndon B. Johnson. “I told Ava Duvernay that anything we do good…When you get to be about 85, you can’t be sure sometimes. I was in the meeting, the summer we came back from Norway after the Nobel Prize. Malcolm paid his respect. He said, ‘I want you to know I’m not against you’,” Young said. Topics: Roland Martin, TJMS, Ambassador Andrew Young, Ava Duvernay, Nobel Prize
LibriVox recording of The Hungry Stones and Other Stories, by Rabindranath Tagore. The stories contained in this volume were translated by several hands. The version of The Victory is the author's own work. The seven stories which follow were translated by Mr. C. F. Andrews, with the help of the author's help. Assistance has also been given by the Rev. E. J. Thompson, Panna Lal Basu, Prabhat Kumar Mukerjii, and the Sister Nivedita For further information, including links to online text, reader... Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, short story, Indian, Bengali, Nobel Prize Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Ever wonder how we get an adrenaline rush in our bodies? It's all thanks to G-protein coupled receptors. This the last in the Nobel Prize Mini-series for Simply Science Topics: Simply Science, Sarah Chow, science communication, science, Nobel Prize, Chemistry
30-minute radio program for September 29, 2015. First of two parts. Playwright Harold Pinter's Nobel Prize acceptance speech of 2005 (newly edited by KD) is a stunning indictment of U.S. wars and skulduggery since 1945. Pinter contrasts dramatic art--where "truth" is elusive, perhaps unknowable--with public life. Here truth indeed can be known. But citizens don't know the truth--Pinter charges--because the government is lying and deceiving nonstop to cover up its plunder abroad and... Topics: Harold Pinter, Nobel Prize, war, United States, Iraq, Nicaragua, truth
Obama will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on December 10th -- yet he is leaning toward sending more troops to Afghanistan, escalating the war! These courageous individuals braved sub-freezing temperatures to protest! From the event posting: How about some peace with that Nobel Prize? NO TROOP SURGE TO AFGHANISTAN! PROTEST and MARCH Thursday, Dec. 10th 2009 3:30 PM Seattle Central Community College Plaza 1701 Broadway Obama will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on December 10th -- yet he is... Topics: Obama, Nobel Prize, Peace Prize, Occupation, Afghanistan war, anti-war
Voici les 6 premiers tomes des Thibault, grande saga de Roger Martin du Gard. Elle lui valut le Prix Nobel dans les années 1930. Il manque les derniers volumes que j'essaierai d'obtenir.très bientôt Topics: Roger Martin du Gard, Les Thibault, Nobel Prize
byCleve, P. T. (Per Teodor), 1840-1905; Nobelstiftelsen
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: Nobel, Alfred Bernhard, 1833-1896, Nobel Prizes, Nobel Prize, Science, Nobelprijzen Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=NbEAAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Grace, Jeff, and Jon revisit the conversation from last episode about the future of ecology and address possible Nobel Prizes for great ideas in ecology. The gang also discuss how Powerball works and the new Bon Iver album. Topics: ecology, podcast, science, science communication, scicomm, nobel prize, bon iver, environment
"A Tale of Two Nobel Nations" Weekly Column by Amy Goodman While the Nobel prizes recognize lifetime achievements in medicine, chemistry, physics, literature, economics and peace, and Sweden is a paragon among progressive, social democracies, there is another side to Sweden and the Nobels that warrants a closer look. Topics: Democracy Now, Amy Goodman, Nobel Prize, Brian Palmer, Cattis Laska, Annika Spalde
This is broadcast eleven of Radio Free Vancouver, 9 February 2017. In this broadcast I speak in passing about the Middle East refugee issue. I review the 2008 ATK-MDA_Radarsat issue and outlined how I brokered a deal across the House of Commons that saw Radarsat become a shared asset in NATO, how this helped to improve the security of Canada and its NATO allies, how this made the Naval Quarantine of North Korea possible and how this helped Mr. Obama win his 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. I also talk... Topics: Radarsat, ATK, NATO, Naval Quarantine of North Korea, Nobel Prize, Bridge Link to Vancouver Island
Bell System Technical Journal, 56: 9. November 1977 pp i-iii. Bell Laboratories Scientist Named Nobel Laureate. Topics: anderson, magnetic, nobel, academy, amorphous, materials, understanding, bell, electrons,...
LibriVox recording of Life and Death, and Other Stories and Legends by Henryk Sienkiewicz. (Translated by Jeremiah Curtin.) Read in English by MaryAnne; Jeanie; Winston Tharp Henryk Sienkiewicz won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1905, but as he wrote in Polish many English-speakers are unfamiliar with his work. This short story collection is a sampler of five myths and legends which he collected. The "Life and Death" of the title is a Hindu legend, the rest of Polish stories. All... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short stories, Nobel Prize, myth and legend, henryk sienkiewicz
Nobel laureate Mario Molina's lecture on climate change at Hebrew University in Jerusalem (25.10.06). You can read a rough transcript of highlights from the lecture at: http://docs.google.com/View?docid=dc7z7ftd_0djqjg3 Topics: Mario Molina, Nobel prize, global warming, climate change, lecture, Hebrew University
Public Interest Podcast consists of conversations with politicians, activists, advocates, and others who seek to improve the world. Topics: Autoimmune Disease, Nobel Prize, Johns Hopkins, Medicine, Harvard University, Institute of Medicine
Some personal recollections about the life and achievements of Paul Dirac by Maurice Pryce, one of Dirac's finest graduate students. You will enjoy the comments by Kapitza teasing Dirac "positive electrons ... positive electrons, put that into your theory!" at a Cambridge symposium in late 1932/early 1933. Of course Dirac would do so and win a Nobel Prize in Physics for his theory of the Relativistic Positron. These recollections was first published soon after Dr. Dirac's passing in... Topics: Paul Dirac, Maurice Pryce, Kapitza, positive electrons, positrons, Quantum Mechanics, Nobel Prize...
Librivox recording of The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlöf. Read by Lars Rolander. Selma Lagerlöf was born in Vaermland, Sweden, in 1858 and enjoyed a long and very successful career as a writer, receiving the Nobel-Price in Literature in 1909. She died in Vaermland in 1940. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (Orig. Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige) is a famous work of fiction by Selma Lagerlöf, published in two parts in 1906 and 1907. The background for publication... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Swedish literature, Nobel Prize winning author, fiction, children, fantasy,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Bell System Technical Journal, 35: 6. November 1956 pp i-iv. Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Transistor Inventors. Topics: laboratories, electron, prize, shockley, nobel, transistor, degree, brattain, awarded, davisson,...
byUniversity of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
Host Al Page interviews Lawrence Klein, Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, Visiting Lecturer at the University of Washington and Nobel Prize winner in Economics. Professor Klein discusses economic forecasting, computer technology, systems and models, data accumulation and accuracy; politics and the economy, tax reform, economic recovery, capital investment; service economy, technical development, education, unemployment. Originally broadcast on UWTV as a segment from... Topics: Klein, Lawrence R. (Lawrence Robert), 1920-2013, Nobel Prize winners, Economic forecasting,...
byUniversity of Washington. Instructional Media Services.
Host Al Page talks with Herbert Simon, Nobel Prize Winner in Economics, Professor of Psychology at Carnegie-Mellon University and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Washington. Professor Simon examines the functioning of the human brain and rationality; retrieval of memory; new methods of teaching; rationality and emotion; intelligence; boundary rationality, charisma, framing; administration and organization; economics; computers as a theory instrument for studying human behavior; computers... Topics: Simon, Herbert A. (Herbert Alexander), Upon Reflection, Nobel Prize winners, Brain, Practical reason